- June 6, 2022
- Posted by: admin
- Category: GENAU GUIDES
We are often asked “when is the best time to travel to Tanzania”, and the answer is often complex. It depends on many things, including your interests, where exactly you want to go and why you are traveling. One person’s best time may be another’s worst. The main factors influencing this are:Best time to go to Tanzania: weather and climate
Here’s a comprehensive guide to Tanzania’s climate; Just remember that these are records and experiences, not a crystal ball. Weather patterns in Africa are becoming increasingly unpredictable, possibly due to global warming; We see downpours amid deserts and damaging droughts when the rain is supposed to fall.
Just south of the equator, Tanzania is huge, and due to its sheer size, the climate varies widely. In general, however, the main rainy season or “long rainy season” lasts around March, April and May. Tropical showers in the afternoon are the norm and are heaviest and predictable on the coast and islands. The humidity is high and the daytime temperatures rise to 30 degrees.
The long dry season lasts in June, July, August, September and October when rainfall is uncommon even on the islands. Temperatures vary widely with elevation and location, but generally clear skies and sunny weather; It is a good time to visit Tanzania. In November and December there is another rainy season: the “short rains”. These are much lighter than the overhead showers and less reliable.
If it has rained during the short rainy season, it usually dries up for a few months, January and February, the “short dry season” in Tanzania, before it starts raining heavily again in March.